The latter I think. I had a craving one day to make this classic and I was converted. This makes an excellent winter salad - no lettuce just a crunchy combination of celery, apples, red onions and walnuts in a light mayonnaise (or if you prefer yoghurt) dressing. Perfection!
225 g (8 oz) mayonnaise
60 mL (4 Tbsp) lemon juice
5 celery stalks, sliced
2 red apples, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
100 g (3.5 oz) roasted walnuts
chopped parsley, to taste
Mix together mayonnaise and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.